Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz, La Paz

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Experience an essential part of La Paz history at Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz, a Roman Catholic cathedral whose original construction dates back to the 17th century. Following a decision in the early 19th century to demolish the original and start again, construction began in 1835 on architect Manuel Sanahuja's neoclassical structure with Baroque elements. It took a full 90 years for the cathedral to open, and even then it remained incomplete until Pope John Paul II's visit in 1989--a full 150 years after its initial construction. Head to the interior to admire the many ornate chadeliers and intricately carved altar. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Catedral Basilica Menor de Nuestra Senora de la Paz and many more La Paz attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's La Paz vacation planner.
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  • Although it does not reach the magnificence of the Church of San Francisco, its central location and some of their images make it very interesting. It complements the visit to the plaza Murillo.
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  • Visit the Cathedral of the peace of Bolivia in a morning of Saturday and had the usual atmosphere of the South American religious monuments. I liked most the convent is attached and square so popular and diverse environment.
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  • The Cathedral is beautiful different style than the Basilica San Francisco La Paz; more recent construction. The Interior is sober and has worked less than San Francisco architecture. But I like to visit it from time to time; Visit of half an hour is sufficient.
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